Clu Clu Land and More Coming to Switch

Hamster have just announced at the 192nd Arcade Archiver livestream that they will be bringing the classic maze game Clu Clu Land to Nintendo Switch at some point in the not too distant future. Other new Arcade Archives titles announced include the Tecmo puzzle game Solomon’s Key, the Taito skiing game Alpine Ski, the Taito topdown shooter Wild Western, the Technos sumo game Shusse Ozumo, and the Irem platformer Ninja Spirit. As always, check out the SCHEDULE for the full list of upcoming titles.

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Image Fight Coming to Switch

Hamster are publishing the 1988 Irem shoot ’em up Arcade Archives IMAGE FIGHT on the Nintendo Switch eShop next week (23 May) priced at ¥823/$7.99/€6.99/£6.29. Invaders from the Boondoggle Galaxy have arrived to take over Earth. Take control of the powerful “OF-1” spaceship, and fend of the aliens!

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Butasan Coming to Switch

Hamster are publishing the Jaleco battle action game Arcade Archives Buta san on the Nintendo Switch eShop in a few hours time (16 May) priced at ¥823/$7.99/€6.99/£6.29. You must try to survive the gauntlet of 100 fellow pigs while throwing bombs at each other to become the champion Pig. Video and screenshots added below…

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Ninja Gaiden Coming to Switch

Hamster are publishing the Tecmo beat ‘em up game Arcade Archives NINJA GAIDEN on the Nintendo Switch eShop in a few hours time (09 May) priced at ¥823/$7.99/€6.99/£6.29. The game sees you play as a ninja using the Five Ninja Fighting Arts passed on from the chaotic times of  feudal Japan, as you take out an assassin organisation through the horrifying stage “Jungle,” an American city. Screenshots added below…

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Terra Force Coming To Switch

Hamster are publishing the Nichibutsu shoot ‘em up game Arcade Archives TERRA FORCE on the Nintendo Switch eShop in a few hours time (02 May) priced at ¥823/$7.99/€6.99/£6.29. The game originally released back in 1987 and switches between vertical and horizontal stages. Promo video added below…

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Psycho Soldier Coming to Switch 

Hamster and SNK have just announced that the 1987 side-scrolling action game Arcade Archives Psycho Soldier will be coming to the Nintendo Switch eShop next week (25 April) priced at the usual ¥823/$7.99/€6.99/£6.29. The game will be patched to add the overseas versions of the game in approximately one month.

The Ikari Warriors sequel Arcade Archives Dogou Souken (Victory Road) was also announced for future release on Nintendo Switch.

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More Konami Games Coming to Switch

Hamster and Konami have just announced Pooyan, Road Fighter, VS. Gradius, and Yie Ar Kung-Fu for Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4 as part of its growing Arcade Archives series.

  • Pooyan is a fixed shooter originally released in 1982 that was also ported to Famicom and MSX.
  • Road Fighter is a 1984 racing game that was also ported to Famicom and MSX.
  • VS. Gradius is a classic shoot’em up that was originally developed by Konami but licensed to Nintendo in 1986.
  • Yie Ar Kung-Fu originally released in 1985, is one of the influential games in the fighting game genre and was later ported to Famicom, MSX, and many other home systems.
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Konami Arcade Games Coming to Switch

Hamster have announced that Konami Arcade series are coming to Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4, starting with the 1982 multi-directional scrolling shoot ‘em up Arcade Archives Time Pilot releasing next week (11 April) priced at ¥823/$7.99/€6.99/£6.29.

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